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Rotch Dome: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Rotch Dome in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Rotch Dome

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12936

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 53' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.8833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Undulating snow dome lying immediately E of Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1958 for William Rotch (1734-1828), and his brother, Francis Rotch, American whaling merchants of Nantucket and New Bedford, pioneers of the southern whale fishery, whose vessels also inaugurated the Canton fur trade for sealers.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Rotch Dome in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Rotch Dome should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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